The Company Structure

Judith Hill, ICOMOS – Hefte Des Deutschen Nationalkomitees
JL he purpose of this paper is to consider the constitution of a company as a possible appropriate structure for the private protection and maintenance of monuments. The examination will be carried out by reference to English law but it would appear that the salient features of English law are largely paralleled in other legal systems. There is a very good reason for carrying out this examination by reference to English law. The English legal system does not yet have a special kind of
more » ... l kind of incorporated body designed purely for not-for-profit activities. Thus, as a matter of practice, the English legal system does currently use the structure of a company as a vehicle for the protection of the heritage. This means that there are practical examples available supplying conclusions to be drawn which can prove or disprove any theory derived from legal concepts.
doi:10.11588/ih.1997.0.21526 fatcat:lkd5fl5r2badfcc5bmzluehtom